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Grown light. Made strong.

Grown light. Made strong.

Banova® is the worlds lightest plywood. Made from Balsa, Banova® gives you the ability to make furniture, displays, walls, etc. with a 50%-70% reduction in weight! You can also utilize current tools and joining techniques, so no new equipment is required for processing. Grown Light, Built Strong. 

  • 50 - 70% lighter than conventional plywood solutions
  • Very good weight-specific stability
  • Extra versatile - can be combined with various face laminates to enhance specific properties
  • Light weight allows for large-sized designs with easier handling and install
  • Banova Print provides enhanced printing properties
  • Sustainably grown!
    FSC 100% & Mix (FSC-C074317)

Recommended Applications

  • P-O-P Displays Long-term application life
  • Exhibits & Kiosks Long-term application life
  • Framing Long-term application life
  • Signage - Interior Long-term application life
  • Signage - Exterior Medium-term application life

Recommended Fabrications

  • Mounting
  • Painting
  • Saw Cutting
  • Routing
  • Die Cut/Punch
Gauges and Colors Stock Sheet Sizes
9mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
12mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
15mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
18mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
25mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
30mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
40mm Natural Plywood Facer 48"x96"
Product Sheet - Banova®

Product Sheet - Banova®

 02/13/2018 
Consistent Corporate Identity with 3A Materials

Consistent Corporate Identity with 3A Materials

 04/24/2018 
Fabrication Manual - Banova®

Fabrication Manual - Banova®

 02/07/2018 
Banova FSC Certficate

Banova FSC Certficate

 05/10/2018 
Banova® SDS

Banova® SDS

 04/23/2018 

Banova® Line Of Balsa Wood Substrates Introduced by 3A Composites USA For Lightweight, Durable Displays

3A Composites USA is pleased to introduce the Banova® line of lightweight balsa wood boards to the Americas as substrates utilized to create lightweight, durable, long-term graphic displays.

One World Trade Center’s Iconic Design Recreated With Dibond, Banova Print

At 1,776 feet tall – a height designed to pay homage to the signing of the Declaration of Independence – New York City’s One World Trade Center is the tallest building in the Western Hemisphere. Featuring an iconic design comprised of eight elongated isosceles triangles, the 104-story office tower built adjacent to the 9/11 Memorial & Museum is topped by the One World Observatory and a 408-foot tall spire.

3A Composites USA To Showcase Full Lines Of Rigid Substrates For Corporate Identity Programs At GlobalShop 2017

3A Composites USA will be focused on creating identity from the inside out with its full lines of interior rigid substrates and exterior aluminum composite materials at GlobalShop 2017 to be held March 28-30 in Las Vegas.
Digital Printing Banova

Digital Printing Banova

swissQprint test prints panorama picture onto surface of Banova PLUS 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
Digital Cutting Banova

Digital Cutting Banova

Zuend demonstrating digital cutting on Banova PLUS 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
Laser Cutting and Engraving

Laser Cutting and Engraving

Laser machining of 12mm Banova PLUS into decorative shop design elements by eurolaser 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
Painting and Wallpapering

Painting and Wallpapering

How To - Paint and Wallpaper onto the surface of Banova PLUS 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
Veneering & Laminating

Veneering & Laminating

How To - Laminating veneers to Banova PLUS 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
Press Form Components

Press Form Components

How To - Press form components using Banova SUPERFLEX 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
Joining and Mounting

Joining and Mounting

How To - Joining and Mounting Techniques Using Banova PLUS 

Products: BANOVA® PLUS 
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